Fig Preserves24 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 1 hr 20 min
- Ready In: 2 hr 30 min
“Fig Preserves” - by Dotti K
Original recipe yields 64 servings
- In a large mixing bowl place figs and sprinkle with baking soda. Pour the boiling water over the figs and soak for 1 hour.
- Drain figs and rinse thoroughly with cold water. In a large Dutch oven combine the sugar and the 4 cups of water; bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.
- Add the figs and lemon slices to the syrup in the Dutch oven and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
- Spoon figs into hot, sterilized jars and spoon syrup over figs, leaving 1/2 inch of head space. Top jars with lids and screw bands on tightly. Process for 10 minutes in a hot water bath.
Amount Per Serving (64 total)
- 141 cal
- 0.2 g
- < 1%
- 36.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (24)Rate This Recipe
"Very easy recipe with simple ingredients. The fig preserves are tasty, however they did not "set" and are very runny. Maybe they are not suppose to, but I prefer my fig preserves thicker...." See more"
"Very good!!! Easy, and just like my mother used to make. Fig preserves are supposed to be in liquid. So this was just what I wanted. Thanks for sharing...." See more"
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